The Struggle to Limit Earmarks Continues

Despite having won electoral victory in part by campaigning against the abusive use of earmarks, Democrats on Capitol Hill seem to lack the will to take substantive action to reform the earmarking process.
Of course, as Novak reports in the article I linked to above, the Republican leadership doesn’t really want earmark reform either. Alas, yet another issue with widespread support among the American people that Congress allows special interests to block.